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. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent, who authorized a reported million dollar out-of-court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers, with incomplete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: in fact, it raises some very dangerous questions for the murdoch empire, which includes fox news, the "wall street journal," and the "new york post." murdoch biographer michael wolff: >> james murdoch wrote the initial checks to the people who were suing the company. and the question that investigators are asking now, are they settlement checks or are they hush money checks? >> reporter: only a week ago, rupert murdoch and his powerful family business looked unassailable. not any more. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >> mitchell: in news above the alexander vin oh company rvo world, the shuttle "atlantis" docked with the international space station today, 240 miles a
murdoch executive in britain in 2007. then there are the murdochs themselves-- rupert, the tycoon head of news throughout the world's largest media conglomerate after disney; and his son and heir apparent, james, who is now known to authorize payments to victims of phone hacking, although he says he didn't have the complete picture at the time, and regrets what he did. >> how would one put it politely? there's no on else to throw over. if the boat is still sinking... >> reporter: both rupert and his son james will appear before a parliamentary committee this tuesday. >> mitchell: is there any reason to believe they could be arrested as well? >> reporter: the committee next week is purely political, so, no, there won't be any arrests coming out of that. but there are two police criminal investigations just gearing up with lots of evidence to comb through, some of it said to be e-mails from inside the company. so i don't think anybody can predict where this thing is going to lead. >> mitchell: elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. casey anthony walked out of jail under heavy guard 12 days
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